Legislature(1999 - 2000)

04/29/1999 11:50 AM RLS

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                SENATE RULES COMMITTEE                                                                                          
                    April 29, 1999                                                                                              
                      11:50 a.m.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Tim Kelly, Chair                                                                                                        
Senator Mike Miller                                                                                                             
Senator Drue Pearce                                                                                                             
Senator Johnny Ellis                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Senator Loren Leman, Vice Chair                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 29                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to licensure of physicians; and providing for an                                                               
effective date."                                                                                                                
     -MOVED ALL VERSIONS OF SB 29 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 45                                                                                                              
"An Act relating to tort immunity for personal injuries or death                                                                
occurring on land; relating to the vacation by the state or a                                                                   
municipality of rights-of-way acquired by the state under former 43                                                             
U.S.C. 932; and providing for an effective date."                                                                               
     -MOVED ALL VERSIONS OF SB 45 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 110                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to liability involving certain property acquired                                                               
by a governmental entity; and providing for an effective date."                                                                 
     -HEARD AND HELD                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS SENATE COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SB 29 -  See Labor & Commerce Committee minutes dated 2/11/99 and                                                               
         2/25/99 and Finance Report dated 4/29/99.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 45 - See Judiciary Committee minutes dated 4/19/99 and Finance                                                               
Report dated 4/28/99.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SB 110 - See Judiciary minutes dated 4/12/99 and 4/23/99.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
TAPE 99-7, SIDE A                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY called the Senate Rules Committee meeting to order                                                               
at 11:50 a.m.  Present were Senators Pearce, Miller, Ellis, and                                                                 
Chairman Kelly.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS asked for an explanation of CSSB 29(L&C).  CHAIRMAN                                                               
KELLY noted the bill tightens training requirements for foreign                                                                 
trained doctors and is supported by the Alaska Medical Board.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR MILLER added that foreign trained doctors will be required                                                              
to complete four years of approved residency training.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PEARCE moved to calendar all versions of SB 29-REQUIREMENTS                                                             
FOR PHYSICIAN'S LICENSE.  There being no objection, the motion                                                                  
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY announced that Senator Halford has a technical                                                                   
amendment to SB 45 that he is likely to propose on the Senate                                                                   
floor.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PEARCE moved to calendar all versions of SB  45-LAND OWNER                                                              
IMMUNITY/ RT-OF-WAY VACATION.  There being no objection the motion                                                              
carried.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR PEARCE moved to calendar SB 110-PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY GOVT.                                                              
ENTITY.  SENATOR ELLIS objected.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR ELLIS stated an amendment to SB 110 adopted by the Senate                                                               
Judiciary Committee directly contradicted the sponsor's intent by                                                               
including private landowners.  He questioned whether the Senate                                                                 
Finance Committee removed that provision.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
CHAIRMAN KELLY stated SB 110 would be removed from the table at                                                                 
this time for further review,                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business to come before the Senate Rules                                                                 
Committee, CHAIRMAN KELLY adjourned the meeting at 11:53 a.m.                                                                   

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